David Feffer has been a health care executive and entrepreneur for 40 years with a focus on finance, planning and delivery of health care services. During the past 30 years his career he has concentrated on the development of concepts, delivery mechanisms and companies to assist consumers become more effective decision makers regarding their health and health care. In 1983 he co-founded Health Incentives, the first telephonic nurse decision support company and served as its’ CEO. In 1993 he joined Aetna Health Plans to found and head Informed Health, an independent subsidiary company of Aetna. Following Aetna, Mr. Feffer joined Health Dialog in 1997 (as one of the first 4 employees) as a partner and Senior Vice President with responsibilities, throughout the company’s growth, for development of products and services, business development and participation in strategy. Mr.Feffer’s experience has included serving as an Administrative Officer with the Pan American Health Organization, Director of a Field Service Office for the United Mineworkers Health and Retirement Funds, Health Officer in Missoula Montana and head of his own consulting firm. After leaving Health Dialog in 2009, Mr. Feffer has maintained an involvement in health care as an investor and senior advisor with Array Health, which offers a leading “end to end” platform to power private health insurance exchanges, and serving on the Board of Directors of North Valley Hospital in Whitefish Montana, where he is currently Vice-Chair.
He is –co-founder and Chair of The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation, whose mission is to establish Bigfork, Montana and the Flathead Valley as a leading international center for the guitar. Mr. Feffer also serves on the Board of Directors for ViZn Energy, a next-generation grid energy storage technology company, and on the Board of Directors of the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Feffer received a BA in history and international affairs from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1971 and an MSPH in Health Administration from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health in 1975. He is a full-time resident of Bigfork, Montana.